[Movies] Warner Bros Confirms Mortal Kombat Movie Reboot
Posted by Larry Csonka on 11.07.2012
Are you excited?
According to worstpreviews.com , Warner Bros executive Lance Sloan confirmed that they are rebooting Mortal Kombat. Sloan stated the following…
"We're preparing right now for the film with Kevin Tancharoen, [who] directed the digital series for us. He's at the helm of the forty, fifty million dollar film."
While no confirmation of the plot, the rumors state that the film will follow a supermarket employee who discovers he has otherworldly powers and must make the ultimate choice between fighting for the side of good or evil.
Warner Bros. picked up the rights to Midway's assets in 2009, giving them rights to the Mortal Kombat movies. The first Mortal Kombat came out in 1995, and made $122 million worldwide. Mortal Kombat: Annihilation was released in 1997, and made $51 million worldwide. Due to it's disappointing performance, the planned follow up, Mortal Kombat: Devastation, was shelved